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Statistics Canada Workshop: Understanding and Interpreting Data

Tuesday, September 17th, 2019 - Wednesday, September 18th, 2019

Brandon University

  • $550
  • Tickets required

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Working on your training plan for this year?  Want to update or develop new skills?  Are you or your team involved in tasks related to data collection, analysis and reporting?

Statistics Canada is offering introductory professional workshops at Brandon University.

Understanding & Interpreting Data

September 17–18, 2019 at Brandon University

Regular fee $550 / Early bird fee $499 for registrations before September 6

A quick refresher course for those who have had statistical training in the past or a fastpaced introduction to basic statistics for beginners. Some of the analytical techniques that will be covered in this course include cross tabulations, chi-square, t-tests, correlation and some aspects of linear regression.  Participants will be guided through the analysis and interpretation process with written exercises. Examples are primarily in Excel.

Workshop topics include:

  • Analytical requirements and sources of data
  • Types of data
  • Sampling methods
  • Margin of error and confidence intervals
  • Grouping and graphing data
  • Interpreting and presenting analytical results

Additional workshops

See the full list of Statistics Canada 2019–20 workshops.


Statistics Canada is proud to offer a free Webinar Series covering general topics. If you wish to be kept informed of upcoming webinars, please e-mail us at STATCAN Webinar.


If you are interested in attending one of the scheduled workshops, course registrations can be made by the following methods:

Brandon University is committed to being an accessible institution. To ensure that any event is available to all who are interested in attending, please advise us in advance of any accessibility considerations. Accessibility contact: communications@brandonu.ca


Tuesday, September 17th, 2019
Wednesday, September 18th, 2019
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Brandon University
270 18th Street
Brandon, MB